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Cancer: Hemsworth

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what percentage of suspected cancer patients resident in Hemsworth saw an NHS consultant within two weeks of referral in each year since 1997. (316629)

The information is not available in the format requested. The following table shows the number of people seen and the percentage seen within two weeks, following urgent referral with suspected cancer for Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Mid- Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation TrustMid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Quarter (Q)

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

2001-02

Q1

404

96.0

226

77.7

Q2

375

94.20

211

65.5

Q3

427

94.7

337

93.1

Q4

448

95.7

367

98.9

2002-03

Q1

438

93.6

680

98.0

Q2

477

95.4

737

98.8

Q3

476

90.8

819

98.9

Q4

537

98.0

797

97.9

2003-04

Q1

496

93.6

856

95.5

Q2

522

93.4

1,010

93.4

Q3

510

95.9

968

95.8

Q4

654

99.8

984

94.6

2004-05

Q1

526

98.1

992

93.6

Q2

574

98.6

995

94.5

Q3

612

100.0

1,080

96.6

Q4

576

100.0

973

87.0

2005-06

Q1

702

100.0

1,196

97.0

Q2

683

100.0

1,301

96.9

Q3

730

100.0

1,313

98.2

Q4

750

100.0

1,299

99.8

2006-07

Q1

737

100.0

1,500

99.9

Q2

700

100.0

1,642

99.8

Q3

779

100.0

1,714

99.9

Q4

759

100.0

1,628

99.9

2007-08

Q1

818

100.0

1,751

100.0

Q2

734

100.0

1,824

99.9

Q3

758

100.0

1,988

99.8

Q4

666

100.0

1,908

99.7

2008-09

Q1

790

100.0

2,099

99.9

Q2

820

100.0

2,233

100.0

Q3

877

100.0

2,229

99.8

Q4

848

94.2

2,135

94.8

2009-10

Q1

981

93.8

2,243

92.5

Q2

954

97.3

2,344

91.5

Source:

Cancer Waiting Times database.